How to Write It Third Edition

Author: Sandra E. Lamb
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1607740486
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Write personal and professional communications with clarity, confidence, and style. How to Write It is the essential resource for eloquent personal and professional self-expression. Award-winning journalist Sandra E. Lamb transforms even reluctant scribblers into articulate wordsmiths by providing compelling examples of nearly every type and form of written communication. Completely updated and expanded, the new third edition offers hundreds of handy word, phrase, and sentence lists, precisely crafted sample paragraphs, and professionally designed document layouts. How to Write It is a must-own for students, teachers, authors, journalists, bloggers, managers, and anyone who doesn’t have time to wade through a massive style guide but needs a friendly desk reference. From the Trade Paperback edition.

How to Write It

Author: Sandra E. Lamb
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 9780307791290
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Even the simplest notes can trigger procrastination, deliberation, and frustration in all of us. Thankfully, writing expert Sandra Lamb is here to provide tips for writing virtually all communications: emails, resumes, thank-you notes, collection letters, grant proposals, letters of complaint, press releases, and much more. An improved and expanded edition of the essential reference on restoring personality, civility, and grace back to business and personal communications. Geared toward today's edgier and more competitive business landscape. Includes twice as many models as the previous edition and new chapters on applying for jobs via email, writing business plans, creating book proposals, and drafting letters of apology and condolence. Previous edition sold 60,000 copies. From the Trade Paperback edition.

How to Write Anything

Author: Laura Brown
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393355185
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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With more than two hundred how-to entries and easy-to-use models organized into three comprehensive sections on work, school, and personal life, How to Write Anything covers a wide range of topics that make it an essential guide for the whole family. You want your boss to fund a special project. How can you write a persuasive email that will win his approval? It's time to apply to college. How can you write an essay that will stand out? The mother of one of your co-workers has died. What's the best way to express your condolences?Grounded in a common-sense approach, friendly and supportive, How to Write Anything is Internet-savvy, with advice throughout about choosing the most appropriate medium for your message: e-mail or pen and paper. At once a how-to, a reference book, and a pioneering guide for writing in a changing world, this may be the only writing resource you'll ever need.

Personal Notes

Author: Sandra E. Lamb
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1429976543
Format: PDF
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Do you dread writing notes to say "Thank you," "I'm sorry," or "Congratulations"? When's the last time you sent a handwritten letter to a faraway friend, just to catch up? What should you write to a grieving friend or colleague? How do you let friends know you're getting a divorce? As our lives get busier and faster-paced, the old-fashioned art of personal correspondence is becoming sadly lost. In this upbeat, wise, and witty guide, journalist and lifestyle expert Sandra Lamb offers a wealth of advice, inspiration, and examples for anyone who wants to add flair, voice, and plain old fun to their letters and notes---as well as anyone who wants to know the etiquette of when and what to write. Using colorful examples and practical advice, the book covers thank yous, congratulations, engagements and weddings, birthdays and anniversaries, births and adoptions, appreciation, love notes, illness and accidents, divorce, condolence, regrets, apologies, and forgiveness. This delightful, indispensable guide helps us rediscover the joy of connecting with others through the simple act of putting pen to paper.

Writing Well for Business Success

Author: Sandra E. Lamb
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 146689041X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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So much of success in business depends on writing well. From résumés to reports, proposals to presentations,Writing Well for Business Success will help you communicate your ideas clearly, quickly and effectively. It will help you: -Distill your message into a well-targeted statement -Ace the elements of style -Write what you want to say in emails, business plans and more -Master the tricks of editing yourself Presented in author Sandra Lambs lighthearted and easy accessible style, this little book is an essential desk reference guide for the modern working world.

Writing Effective Letters and Memos

Author: Arthur H. Bell
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 9780812098242
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Discusses voice, layout, clarity, expressing ideas, preparing reports and proposals, revision, and handling specific situations, and provides examples

How To Say It

Author: Rosalie Maggio
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101215518
Format: PDF, ePub
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This practical guide features comprehensive lists of words, phrases, sentences, and paragraphs that allow you to express yourself on any subject in your own voice and style. It teaches what to include and what to leave out when writing. Whether you want to sound formal or casual, traditional or contemporary, businesslike or lighthearted, distant or intimate, you’ll find here the words for every letter writing occasion, including: - Business letters - Personal letters - Get-well cards - Invitations - Resumes - And more! With helpful grammatical appendices and sample letters, say goodbye to your writing etiquette worries!

Great Letters for Every Occasion

Author: Rosalie Maggio
Publisher: Prentice Hall Press
ISBN: 9780735200814
Format: PDF
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A very special handbook for letter writing offers model letters fit for any occasion, including e-mails, faxes, and memos, giving advice on how to shape letters to accentuate the personal, and discussing the basic principles of skillful and sophisticated letters. Original. 20,000 first printing.

The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing

Author: Writer's Digest Editors
Publisher: "F+W Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1440348391
Format: PDF, ePub
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Get advice from the best in the business on every stage of the novel-writing and publishing process! In The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing, 3rd Edition, you'll learn from established writers about how to make your novel a reality. Discover techniques and strategies for generating ideas, connecting with readers emotionally, and finding inspiration you need to finish your work. This fully revised edition includes an updated marketing section for navigating the unique challenges and possibilities of the evolving literary marketplace. Inside you'll find new essays from dozens of best-selling authors and publishing professionals detailing how to: Master the elements of fiction, from plot and character to dialogue and point of view Develop a unique voice and sensibility in your writing Manage the practical aspects of writing, from overcoming writer's block to revising your work Determine the key elements for success in every genre Find an agent, market your work, and get published--or self-publish--successfully You'll also find interviews with some of the world's finest and most popular writers, including David Baldacci, Lee Child, Robert Crais, Khaled Hosseini, Hugh Howey, Stephen King, Dennis Lehane, George R.R. Martin, Jojo Moyes, Anne Rice, Jane Smiley, and Garth Stein. Their insights on the craft and business of fiction will provide you with invaluable mentorship as you embark on your writing journey. The Complete Handbook of Novel Writing is your go-to guide for every aspect of creating a bestseller.

Writing that works

Author: Kenneth Roman
Publisher: Harpercollins
ISBN:
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A practical guide offers tips on how to develop a clear, effective writing style for proposals, PC documents, business memos, fund-raising announcements, resumes, cover letters, and more. Reprint.